Chapter 1: Unchaste Confessions (p. 9-26)
1. The strongest predictor of teenage virginity is
a. church involvement.
b. reading the Bible.
c. participation in team sports.
d. academic achievement.
Chapter 2: Real Sex -- Creation, Scripture, and the Case for Sex in Marriage
2. The Biblical teaching on sexuality begins with
a. a clear definition of sexual immorality.
b. powerful desires that are inherently evil.
c. the purity of the soul over the body.
d. God’s creation of our bodies which are good and worthy of honor and
3. The New Testament teaches all Christians to avoid Porneia. In its
specific sense, this means
a. not having sex with someone who doesn’t love you.
b. never having sex with someone you are not married to.
c. just not having sexual intercourse; everything else is permitted.
d. not having irresponsible (unprotected) sex.
Chapter 3: Communal Sex -- Or Why Your Neighbor Has Any
Business Asking You
What You Did Last Night (p. 43-60)
4. The author agrees with which of the following?
a. Sexual intimacy is a sensitive, key relationship of human existence
and the development of the human personality. In a diverse nation such as
ours, we must preserve the individual freedom to choose, and not imply that
there are any “right” ways of conducting relationships.
b. One person’s sexual behavior is not anyone else’s concern. It violates
our fundamental axioms of individualism and autonomy.
c. One’s sexual behavior ceased being anyone else’s business with the
widespread use of birth control. If a child is not conceived, then society
has nothing to worry about.
d. Sex is everybody’s business because how we conduct ourselves sexually
shapes who we are, and the kind of person we are is itself a matter of
5. In Wendell Berry’s vision for productive households, marital sex is
a. a wonderful way for an individual husband and an individual wife to
get their individual needs met.
b. a romantic lover’s paradise.
c. a communion of workmates.
6. The author emphasizes that Christians, as the Body of Christ, are accountable to one another for their behavior (Galatians 6:1-2). She
the first step in holding other Christians accountable for their
sexual behavior is
a. to have friendships with them built upon many ordinary shared
b. to form small accountability groups.
c. to obtain a mentor, confessor, or spiritual leader.
d. to know all the passages in the Bible that prohibit sex outside of
Straight Talk I -- Lies Our Culture Tells about Sex (p. 61-83)
7. The most important question Christians should ask themselves
clothes they wear is:
a. What would help women wear more modest clothing?
b. What would promote more self-control among men?
c. What kind of stories are we telling with the clothes we wear?
d. How can we have more influence over the fashion industry?
8. We should allow sex to be ordinary. This means that
a. at times sex will not be very meaningful.
b. sexual passion will decrease over time.
c. sex should take place frequently.
d. human love is forged in the shared, routine duties of household and
Straight Talk II -- Lies the Church Tells about Sex (p. 85-100)
9. What should the church be teaching people about sex?
a. Premarital sex will make you feel guilty.
b. God defines good sex as physical pleasure in the midst of the domestic
routines of marriage.
c. In general, women will have low sexual desire.
d. If you wait to have sex until after you get married, marital sex will be
Chapter 6: On the Steps of the Rotunda -- Line-Drawing and
10. Prior to marriage, which is TRUE about sexual boundaries?
a. Oral sex is OK because the Bible doesn’t clearly prohibit it.
b. Sexual boundaries need the support and accountability of a caring
c. Sexual boundaries are primarily an individual choice.
d. Although legalism is typically bad, it sure comes in handy when setting
and keeping sexual boundaries.
11. For a Christian husband, pornography
a. makes his wife seems much less appealing.
b. enhances his marital sex life.
c. is an acceptable alternative when his wife says, “Honey, not tonight.”
d. is a better option than adultery.
12. How does marital sex differ from premarital sex?
a. There is no difference.
b. Premarital sex is thrilling; married sex is boring.
c. Premarital sex happens more frequently than married sex.
d. Premarital sex derives its pleasure from the drama of uncertainty;
marital sex derives its pleasure from stability.
Chapter 7: Chastity as Spiritual Discipline -- Conforming Your
Body to the
Arc of the Gospel (p. 123-131)
13. The goal of chastity is to
a. attract the right marriage partner.
b. promote modesty in all things.
c. get closer to God.
d. increase prayer and fasting.
Chapter 8: Communities of Chastity -- What Singleness Teaches
the Church (p.
14. The essential lesson we learn from celibate members of religious orders
a. more and more Americans are living single.
b. chastity is an individual choice made by very strong individuals.
c. marriage is the norm; singleness is an exception.
d. sexual discipline occurs best in a community.
Chapter 9: Responding to M. -- The Practicalities of Repentance
15. How did the author respond to M.’s e-mail about being sexually propositioned by a woman?
a. She reminded him of Paul’s teaching in
Colossians about putting to death sexual immorality, impurity, and lust.
b. She asked him not go to the woman’s apartment and then told him she would
call him the next day to see if he did not go.
c. She told him to think of how his other premarital sexual experiences had
left him feeling empty and guilty-ridden.
d. She encouraged him to join a church community where chastity is practiced
rather than trying to resist sexual temptation solely through individual